Ben Bahlmann interview with Dale McCrory

Ben Bahlmann interview with Dale McCrory

Dates: 2000

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 6 Feb. 2000. The audiocassettes, from which the transcript was made, were retained by Bahlmann. McCrory talks about his early life in Iowa and his move to California. He joined the United States Army and served in the Air Corps as a pilot for B-17 bombers and P-51 fighters. He flew combat missions from England over Germany and other areas of Europe.

  • Extent: 1 item (84 p.)(0.08 linear ft.) : (1 interview)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- McCrory, Dale, 1919
  • Call Number: MSS 3040
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3040; Ben Bahlmann interview with Dale McCrory; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3040, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to the office of Special Collections by Ben Bahlmann.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ben Bahlmann.
Subject Terms
B-17 bomber; Military; Mustang (Fighter plane); Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bahlmann (Ben) interview with Dale McCrory
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
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Biographical note

McCrory was born and raised in Oneida, Iowa, and was living in Midvale, Utah, at the time of the interview. McCrory served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

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